Does an agreement between an employer and an employee to resolve any employment disputes through individual arbitration (as opposed to through a class or collective action) violate the employee’s right to engage in protected concerted activity under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)? That is the issue before the U.S. Supreme Court as it heard its first oral argument of this term on the first Monday of October.
The NCET Small Business Expo connects small businesses and entrepreneurs with the help they need to help their companies grow. Anyone who invests even a few hours at the Small Business Expo will leave with an abundance of information and important networking contacts. Business owners will have the opportunity to talk with experts and visit with experienced and knowledgeable industry professionals.
By all accounts, the tech sector in Northern Nevada is booming. In part 1 of this series, we pointed out areas that are important to tech-savvy job seekers. These job and career factors are the initiating motivation for interviewing with your company. For out-of- town candidates, other critical factors also come into play. Immediately after deciding they are interested in your company, the candidate will start considering lifestyle, housing, cost of living, and family factors.
If mainstream Democrats won in November, we would have been able to predict future actions of the National Labor Relations Board. If mainstream Republicans won, we would have made confident decisions based on party lines. President Elect Trump is a wild card. Sometimes he goes party, then he does a 180. Employers are asking, “What now? How do I plan?” Here are five tips:
A lot of small businesses and their employees had a happy Thanksgiving, thanks to Attorney General Adam Laxalt. He led a successful legal challenge to halt the implementation of a Federal Department of Labor rule that was to kick-in on Dec. 1 — a rule that would have imposed millions of dollars of unfunded liabilities on state and local governments and killed jobs.
Our reputation as an employer is important. Our image affects talent attraction, engagement, and retention strategies. In this competitive marketplace, HR has become a marketing arm for employees just as traditional marketing departments apply tools for attracting and retaining clients and customers. Here are four tips for creating a relevant employment brand.